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Ramapo Country Day Camp | Airmont / Upper Saddle River, NY


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Posted Date 5/22/2023
Expiration Date6/21/2023

We are a children's summer day camp looking for teachers to run our activity areas and college students to work as counselors.

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Full summer (39 days) and partial summer - 4, 5, 6, or 7 week positions available.

*****We are currently interviewing college students and graduating HS students for Counselor positions.****

Applications are being accepted for the following activity areas for teachers:

- Archery
- Arts and Crafts / Fine Arts / Jewelry Making / Lanyard
- Basketball - 4 courts each with six Goal-Setter baskets.
- Batting Cages
- Ceramics (hand-building and wheel positions available) - 16 wheels, 4 Kilns.
- Competitive Cheerleading
- Cooking
- Choreographer / Dance Instructor -- works with our theater program - two Shows a Summer.
- Dirt Track / Go Carts
- Drama - Jr. & Sr. programs
- Football - grass field, professional field goal posts.
- Gameologist -- unique sports, lead up games, games that incorporate mainstream sports skills into games
   children don't play anymore or into games that are just different (Yuki Ball, Tchouchk Ball, Angle Ball, etc)
- Golf / Snag Golf
- Gymnastics - 105' x 50' covered facility with cheer floors, tumble trak, beams, all types of bars, tumbling mats,
   and gymnastics skill equipment.
- Hockey - 4 street hockey rinks of varying sizes.
- Horseback Riding - English Style Lesson for campers 2nd and older - trails, riding rings, stables on grounds.
- Jr. Sports - Basketball, Hockey, Soccer, Softball, Tennis for Nursery to 1st Grades

- Mountain Biking - trails on the camp grounds

Musical Accompanist / Theater Assistant - piano experience, some basic vocal coaching- works as part of the theater team to put on two               productions a summer. 

- Outdoor Adventure: Rock Climbing, Bungee and Trampoline, High and Low Ropes, Zipline Trails, and more.
   We offer a certification course for staff - no cost - held on grounds.
- Pioneering / Scouts Program - nature explorations, earth science, trail hikes, camp fires, campsites, stream ecology
- Science - multiple programs:
         - Robotics -- coding, IPad controlled Dash robots, Construct and code robots for older campers
         - Tech Deck - hands on Science - rocketry, catapults, electronics, and more.
         - Wonderworks - Chemistry based - polymers, CSI Mysteries, Buoyancy, Magnetism, Dinosaur Digs...
- Soccer - 4 turf fields all different sizes.
- Softball - 4 different size fields
- Swim Instructors -- 4 heated Pools, American Red Cross Certification Course provided for staff at no cost.

- Tennis / Jr. Tennis Courts
- Theater - full scale theater - covered stage, amphitheater seating, backstage areas with change rooms, prep
    stations, trap doors, Two shows a summer. 
- Woodworking

- Counselor positions - available for current college students and recent graduates.

Transportation provided for NYC Staff. Buses meet in Manhattan. Paid Position.

Certification courses provided for staff working at:
*Swim (LGT, CPR, FA, WSI certifications)
*Rocks and Ropes (belay certification course). There is no cost to our staff for these courses.

Ramapo Country Day Camp is located on the Bergen (NJ) / Rockland (NY) border in the NJ suburbs: Upper Saddle River, Woodcliff Lake, Ramsey, and Montvale. We are about 30 minutes from the George Washington Bridge and are easily accessible via The Garden State Parkway (Exit 172-Grand Ave/Montvale), NJ Rt. 17 (Saddle River / Woodcliff Lake / Lake St Exits), NY Thruway (Exit 14B), Rt. 59, and Rt. 287.

Transportation is provided for all NYC staff. Buses meet in Manhattan.

Our staff of specialists, who run our activities, are teachers from Bergen, Passaic, Rockland County as well as New York City. Our counselors are college students who accompany each group of campers and assist our specialists.

Camp Dates: June 26th to August 18th (39 Total Days)
Monday to Friday - 9:00am to 3:30pm
Camp will be closed Tuesday, July 4th

We have worked hard to create a facility and staff-working environment that is enjoyable, creative, positive, and perfect for the summer. You will enjoy coming to work each day. We are looking for people who see spending a summer at camp as something they "get to do", not "have to do".

We welcome any questions you may have please, call or e-mail us with them.

Interviews are being held in-person at Ramapo, Zoom, or Facetime. 

You can APPLY ONLINE, get a visual of Ramapo Country Day Camp , and read more about the employment opportunities we have at:

Type of Job (K-12 or Higher Ed.)

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